Dmitry Rogachev Maiden Arrival at Sevastopol

July 11, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the newest patrol ship “Dmitry Rogachev” of the Novorossiysk military naval base of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) made the transfer of their Novorossiysk and arrived at the main fleet base – Sevastopol. Previously, the ship’s crew successfully passed the first coursework task, in which the issues of organizing the daily ship service and the arrangements for preparing the ship for battle and cruise were worked out. At present, the personnel began the planned conduct of shipboard exercises at sea with…

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RFS Admiral Essen Returns to Sevastopol From Mediterranean

May 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the Black Sea Fleet frigate “Admiral Essen” arrived in Sevastopol after completing missions in the Mediterranean. The solemn ceremony dedicated to the return of the ship from a long voyage, was held in Sevastopol under the leadership of the Black Sea Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Alexander Moiseyev. The meeting of the frigate “Admiral Essen” was attended by the command and veterans of the connection of surface ships, representatives of the city authorities of Sevastopol, families of the crew members. The commander of the…

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Orekhovo-Zuyevo Deploys to Mediterranean

March 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan, the small rocket ship (OTL) “Orekhovo-Zuevo” of the Black Sea Fleet left Sevastopol and headed for the Black Sea straits. For the crew of the ship, accepted into the Russian Navy in December last year, this is the first exit to the distant sea zone to perform the assigned tasks. After the passage of the straits, the crew of the ship will join the permanent grouping of the Russian Navy in the long-range operational zone. The crew…

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RFS Admiral Makarov Returns to Sevastopol

March 4, 2019 (Google Translation) – The frigate of the Black Sea Fleet “Admiral Makarov” completed the planned execution of tasks as part of the permanent group of the Navy in the Mediterranean Sea and headed for its permanent home – the hero-city of Sevastopol. The crew of the ship performed tasks in the permanent grouping of the Navy in the Mediterranean Sea from November 2018. Currently, the frigate is passing through the Dardanelles and Bosphorus straits, heading for the Black Sea. The arrival of the ship in Sevastopol, as…

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RFS Admiral Essen Deploys to Mediterranean

February 28, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan, the frigate “Admiral Essen” of the Black Sea Fleet left Sevastopol and headed for the Black Sea straits. After passing the straits, the ship will act as part of the permanent grouping of the Russian Navy in the long-range operational zone. In preparation for the march at the station of permanent deployment and at sea, the crew of the frigate conducted various exercises in accordance with the training courses of surface ships of the Navy. The frigate…

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Project 21631 Orekhovo-Zuyevo Weapon Trials

January 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the annual combat training plan, the crew of the Orekhovo-Zuyevo small rocket ship of the Black Sea Fleet conducted a training session on the implementation of rocket firing at a surface target in the Black Sea sea range. During the training, the ship made a single exit to the sea, during which he conducted a training session to repel the attack and destroy the surface ship of the conditional enemy. The air defense calculations reflected a missile strike made from the…

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Northern Fleet’s RFS Severomorsk Visits Sevastopol

January 10, 2019 (Google Translation) – A large anti-submarine ship (BOD) of the Northern fleet “Severomorsk” arrived in the hero-city of Sevastopol. The purpose of the visit is to replenish stocks, rest the crew and routine maintenance after completing long-distance hike tasks. The ship was met by the Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, Vice Admiral Alexander Moiseyev, and Deputy Commander of the Northern Fleet, Vice Admiral Viktor Sokolov. The whole period of being in the zone of responsibility of the Black Sea Fleet BOD crew is under the control…

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Project 22160 Dmitry Rogachev Arrives in Sevastopol for Trials

December 4, 2018 – The newest patrol vessel Dmitry Rogachev has made its first-ever visit to Sevastopol for another stage of state trials. In five days the ship will fulfill a complex of state trials. After the special mission, the Dmitry Rogachev will sail to Novorossiysk to perform further stages of trials. Earlier the crew had successfully trained first artillery fire drills in zone of the Black Sea Fleet. It also trained navigation at the maximum angles of rotation and ascent by simulators of marine, coastal and air targets.

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105 Year Old RFS Kommuna Gets Underway in Black Sea

November 22, 2018 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan, the crew of the oldest submarine rescuer of the Black Sea Fleet, Kommuna, the oldest in the Russian Navy, began to perform tasks in the Black Sea marine training grounds. Earlier, the ship carried out the planned work on dock repair and maintenance. At the initial stage, the ship will carry out work on measuring physical fields, will check the performance of all ship devices and mechanisms, and work out the organization of the defense of the…

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Vyshny Volchyok Completes Mission in Mediterranean Sea

November 6, 2018 (Google Translation) – The newest small-size missile ship of the Black Sea Fleet Vyshny Volochyok has completed the tasks as part of the Russian Navy’s permanent grouping in the Mediterranean Sea. She is heading now to its home base – the hero-city of Sevastopol. At present the ship is sailing through the Straits of Bosphorus and Dardanelles. Directly in the Mediterranean Sea, Vyshny Volochyok took part in an inter-fleet exercise led by Admiral Vladimir Korolev, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy. Moreover, the ship conducted a complex…

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RFS Admiral Grigorovich Returns from Mediterranean

October 18, 2018 (Google Translation) – The crew of the frigate of the Black Sea Fleet “Admiral Grigorovich” completed the execution of tasks as part of the Russian Navy grouping in the Mediterranean. The frigate passed the Black Sea straits of the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and headed for Sevastopol. During the missions in the Mediterranean, the Admiral Grigorovich took part in the inter-fleet exercises under the leadership of the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, during which he worked on anti-submarine tasks, conducted a complex of various exercises on conducting combat…

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RFS Pytliviy Returning to Sevastopol

October 9, 2018 (Google Translation) – The patrol ship (TFR) of the Black Sea Fleet (PF) “Pytlivy” completed the execution of tasks as part of the permanent group of the Navy of the Russian Federation (Russian Navy) in the Mediterranean Sea and headed for Sevastopol. Currently, the ship passes the Dardanelles and Bosphorus straits, heading for the Black Sea. During the period in the far sea zone, the crew of the ship took part in the inter-fleet exercise under the leadership of the commander-in-chief of the Navy, during which he…

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BUK-2190 accepted into Black Sea Fleet supply ships

August 22, 2018 (Google Translation) – In the base of the detachment of vessels supporting the auxiliary fleet in Sevastopol, solemn events were held to raise the Andreevsky flag and to include in the Black Sea Fleet a new raid tug “BUK-2190”, which is built on the stocks of the Leningrad shipyard “Pella”. Representatives of the manufacturer gave the tug to the command of the fleet association. Under the sounds of the State Anthem of the Russian Federation, the flag of the Navy was raised on the ship. The vessel…

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Black Sea Fleet honored the memory of the crew of Kursk

August 13, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Black Sea Fleet hosted events on the occasion of the Memorial Day for sailors, submariners, who died on the nuclear submarine cruiser Kursk. A requiem on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of the catastrophe took place in the church of the Archangel Michael. Hundreds of residents of Sevastopol laid flowers and wreaths to the memorial to the dead submariners. During the crash of the nuclear submarine Kursk, 17 Sevastopol natives is were killed, seven of them were buried in the City and…

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Ivan Bubnov returned to Sevastopol after completing tasks in the Mediterranean Sea

The large naval tanker of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Ivan Bubnov returned to Sevastopol after completing tasks in the Mediterranean. The crew of the tanker performed tasks for more than five months as part of the permanent formation of the Navy in the Mediterranean Sea. During this time, the ship conducted about 200 refueling ships and ships of the Navy, transferring more than 14 thousand tons of fuel and oils, about 6 thousand tons of water and other tangible assets. Upon termination of the hike, the specialists carried out…

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